Let us help you recover valuable metals. 888-437-1187

Magazine

Prospecting & Detecting

Gold In The Midwest—Part II: Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio

In this article, I am going to take a look at three Midwest states and go through some of the prime places for prospectors to find nice local gold there.

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

My First Gold Patch


After finding little specks and occasionally little nuggets all season, I had finally reached something economical and interesting! This had never happened before along the Pellice Valley in Italy.

Searchers' Dreams


The story began in a southern Arizona mountain range...

So Where's The Gold?


...we finally got back to this exploration effort. The old works there were up above the old camp, which was very significant in size.

Scouts New Mining in Society Badge


...it's very refreshing to hear that some of our youth will learn of the value of mining without all the environmental spin.

Panning for Gold on Canyon Creek


I was able to remove the gravels with the assistance of a crowbar and I scooped them up with a garden trowel. This gravel contained over a pennyweight of gold and there were several 2-grain and 3-grain pieces…

Recent Prospecting in Plumas County


Plumas has been historically rich in gold because of its favorable geology. The Melones Fault trends north-south through the county and many rich gold-bearing districts lie along its course.

Proven Strategies for Detecting Gold


I’m sure we all have, at some point in time, gone out detecting and ended up not having the success we thought we would have. Here are some helpful game-changers that work for me and may work for you, as well.

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Ask The Experts - How do I separate gold from broken glass?   • Ask The Experts - Can I get some tips on filing a mining claim?   • Ask The Experts - Metal detector discrimination can be beneficial   • Ask The Experts - Can I crush ore on my BLM claim and still be a small miner?   • 21st Century American Gold Rush: Rare Earth Elements   • Exceptions to the Rules: Re-Thinking Prospecting Rules of Thumb   • Prospecting The East Fork San Gabriel Canyon, Southern California   • Hit the Slopes to Find More Gold   • Sixteen to One Gold Mine: Unique Challenges and Potential Rewards - Pt I   • What About Palladium?   • Melman on Gold & Silver   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices

Free:
Legislative and Regulatory Update   • PLP Update: A Huge Win for Miners

Advertisements

Garrett Electronics - trusted by real miners & prospectors!
Precious Metals Recovery plants and equipment
Fighting to keep public lands open to the public
Specializing in the processing of precious metal ores!
Watch prospecting shows on your computer right now
Free Online Sample Issue